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LEONARDO DA VINCI: A LIFE IN DRAWING

The Royal Collection Trust are displaying 144 of Leonardo da Vinci’s best paintings across twelve different exhibitions in the UK.  This marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. A collection of Leonardo’s work is currently being displayed in Northern Ireland, at the Ulster Museum in The Botanic Gardens …

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No Stone Unturned Review

  Watch a trailer for No Stone Unturned On June 18, 1994, six men were brutally murdered as they sat having a drink in their local pub.  They were watching Ireland play Italy in the soccer World Cup in the Heights Bar, Loughinisland – a small village in County Down, …

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Islamic Charity Offering Food and Clothing to Dublin’s Homeless Community

‘Tasnuva Shamim Foundation’ is named after Tasnuva Shamim, who was diagnosed at birth with cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Her parents, Shagor Ahmed and Nasrim Ahmed Shamim, where inspired by her resolve, and decided to found the ‘Tasnuva Shamim Foundation’ in her honour. Here, they explain the work the foundation does.

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Childish Fun for the Adults at ‘We Are Vertigo’ 

We Are Vertigo at the Newtownbreda Factory Estate has undergone a change. Gone are the trampolines, as We Are Vertigo becomes home to ‘the only indoor inflatable fun world on the island of Ireland!’ They label it a ‘fortress of fun’ and a ‘cloud-like castle’, and it’s hard to disagree with that description. It’s a Saturday evening …

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International

100-year-old Bob Lingwood attends Omagh Remembrance Service 2018

  On the 11th November a parade in Omagh was held in remembrance of the fallen – 100 years since the First World War ended. A number of youth groups, scouts, guides and cadets walked with the British Legion in remembrance of the heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice in protecting …

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Reviews and Events

Panasonic G9 Review

The Panasonic G9 is the flagship camera aimed at outdoor and sports photographers. This camera sits alongside the GH5 which was originally for photography however is a favourite among videographers due to its wealth of advanced video features. This is where the G9 comes in with its very advanced photography …

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SAVIA campaign against institutional abuse

SAVIA.Mobile-piece Margaret McGuckin belongs to Survivors and victims of institutional abuse (SAVIA), For the last eleven years SAVIA have been campaigning for recognition and compensation. SAVIA has had recent success with the findings of an inquiry into historical and institutional abuse agreeing that there was systemic abuse in many institutions …

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Bo Burnham’s Make Happy Review

Bo Burnham is an American comedian influenced by the Post-Modernist Movement. His third comedy special, “Make Happy” straddles the line between cynicism and optimism. The Netflix show is as conceited as it is honest. It starts with Burnham waking up in an hotel, alone, in clown make up and follows …

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Politics

Yellow Vest protesters march in Manchester

  By Nick Winchester A group numbering 15 pro-Brexit ‘Yellow Vest’ marchers took to Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester on Saturday, February 9. The group, styled on the movement which has seen protests across France since November last year, sang “Bye-bye EU” and handed out leaflets with a number of demands, …

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Stormont: a two-and-a-half-year hiatus, but do we really need our politicians?

  In August 2018, Northern Ireland set an unwanted record, surpassing Belgium for the world’s longest peacetime period without a working government. This shocked and appalled many, but given the costs involved and what many would perceive as a lack of success when Stormont was up and running, is an …

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